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Ten ICE agents target Obama deportation policy with lawsuit

A group of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents is going to court, saying new Obama administration directives on removing illegal immigrants could put them in violation of federal law.

Tropical Storm Isaac sets eye on Haiti

UPDATED -Tropical Storm Isaac may not hit Haiti at hurricane strength, but that does little to assuage aid groups who fear another disaster in the vulnerable country.

TSA behavior detection officers will be retrained after profiling complaints

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is retraining some workers after allegations of racial profiling by officers assigned to look for people behaving suspiciously, a spokesman said.

Jobless claims rise

More people filed for their first week of unemployment benefits last week, signaling little improvement in the job market in August.

Half of mortgage borrowers under 40 are underwater

Rising home prices helped nearly one million homeowners emerge from being underwater on their mortgages during the second quarter. But younger homeowners are still struggling to stay afloat, according to report from Zillow.

Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path

Tropical Storm Isaac, currently moving through the Caribbean south of Puerto Rico, is on a path that could lead it to vulnerable Haiti at hurricane strength Friday night.

$1 billion in pot destroyed in raids on federal lands

More than $1 billion worth of marijuana has been uprooted from federal lands during a two-month operation targeting illegal pot farms, federal authorities announced Tuesday.

Survey: 17% of high schoolers drink, smoke, use drugs during school day

About 17% of American high school students drink, smoke or use drugs during the school day, a new survey by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University says.

Martin Luther King Jr. interview found in Tennessee attic

In a dusty old attic in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Stephon Tull was rummaging through dilapidated boxes left there by his father many years before, when he came across an interesting find.

Tropical Storm Isaac a concern as GOP convention nears

Tropical Storm Isaac churned away in the Atlantic Ocean early Wednesday, forecast to strengthen into a hurricane and posing a potential threat to the GOP convention in Florida next week.